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Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Weistar House

 
 
Weistar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
1. Weistar House Marker
Inscription.  
Weistar House ca 1859
has been listed in the
National Register
Of Historic Places

(additional plaque:)

Stone Cottage
1850

on Lot 20 deeded to
John & Samuel Lybarger

Descendants of
Revolutionary War
Patriots

Ludwick Lybarger
and
Jean Baptiste Montreuil

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 37° 54.261′ N, 89° 49.731′ W. Marker is in Chester, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker is on Chestnut Street west of West Taylor Street (Illinois Route 150), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Chestnut St, Chester IL 62233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Statehood of Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Cole Oyl (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toar (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Mather (approx. ¼ mile away); Popeye (approx.
Weistar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
2. Weistar House Marker
Markers are mounted at the historic house.
0.3 miles away); The River Boats (approx. 0.3 miles away); Port of Chester, Illinois Welcoming Mississippi River Travelers since 1829 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .  Frederick Weistar House on Wikipedia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (#100002573) on June 15, 2018. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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